Monday Morning Press 10.31

[Ed. Yes I know MMP is a day early, because today isn’t actually, you know, Monday. But this is a special Reformation Day assortment, and tomorrow isn’t Reformation Day anymore.]

Of course you knew that on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses upon the door of the church in Wittenberg. And of course you knew that was exactly 493 years ago today. So we’ll celebrate in the most appropriate way know to the internets: YouTube.

YouTubes the first.

The Reformation Polka. Skip to 1:03 for the real stuff. Notice John Calvin on the piano.

YouTubes the second.

“Shout out to Johann Gutenberg, I see you baby.”

Diet of Worms reading. Get your free audio recording of Luther’s “Here I Stand” speech from Listener’s Bible, read by the superb Max McLean. I just downloaded it again before realizing that I downloaded it last year. Offer is only good until tomorrow; get it now.

Martin Luther, according to Qui-Gon Jinn. Here’s a cool PBS documentary, narrated by the forever awesome Liam Neeson. Alistar McGrath is a commentator. If you have a free hour… [HT: JT]

N.T. Wright vs. John Calvin. Over at Reformation21, Liam Goligher offers a special Reformation Day shot across the bow at the New Perspective on Paul, especially Wright’s denial of imputation.


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